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In Her Own Words: An Interview with a Recent Campbell Scientific Training Course Participant

Author: Ramatoulaye Nabi | Last Updated: 05/23/2024 | Comments: 0

in her own words: an interview with a recent campbell scientific training course participant

In our ongoing exploration of employee training in environmental monitoring, we turn the spotlight to the real-life experiences of those who have benefitted from Campbell Scientific's training programs. Today, we chat with Anca Tarcu, Senior Meteorological Officer at Met Éireann (The Irish Meteorological Service). Anca recently... read more

Putting People First: Crafting Cost-Effective Solutions with Campbell Scientific

Author: Michael Adams | Last Updated: 05/07/2024 | Comments: 0

putting people first: crafting cost-effective solutions with campbell scientific

Who doesn’t want an infrastructure solution that has a low cost of ownership through flexibility and expandability? This aspect is crucial in every decision we make, as it directly impacts the value we bring to our customers. At Campbell Scientific, our guiding principles revolve around putting... read more

A Deeper Look: Our Role in the Hole

Author: Michael Adams | Last Updated: 04/23/2024 | Comments: 0

a deeper look: our role in the hole

Have you read the South Dakota: Rock Stability in Large Underground Excavation case study? It’s a short and interesting read, so check it out if you haven’t already. In this blog article, we’ll take a deeper look at Campbell Scientific’s role in a large-cavern, hard-rock... read more

How to Equip Your Workforce for Success Through Training

Author: Vim Mistry | Last Updated: 03/25/2024 | Comments: 0

how to equip your workforce for success through training

Continuous learning in the environmental monitoring industry empowers individuals and organizations alike, fostering innovation, user engagement, and a growth mindset. If you haven’t read our “How Do You Put Learning into Action?” blog article, I encourage you to do so. In this article, we’ll shift... read more

How Do You Put Learning into Action?

Author: Vim Mistry | Last Updated: 03/11/2024 | Comments: 0

how do you put learning into action?

While continuous learning in the field of environmental monitoring is important, it’s even more critical to put that learning to practical use. Understanding the benefits for both employees and organizations to stay up to date on technology, expand expertise, and improve performance is one thing.... read more

A Closer Look: Resolving Dam Data Discrepancies

Author: Eric Schmidt | Last Updated: 03/05/2024 | Comments: 0

a closer look: resolving dam data discrepancies

Did you read our Southwest: Solving the Mystery of Erroneous Dam Monitoring Data case study? Want to get some more details? In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at that case study. If you haven’t read the case study yet, please do... read more

Calibration Essentials: Importance

Author: Michael Jacobs | Last Updated: 03/04/2024 | Comments: 1

calibration essentials: importance

In the world of measurement and data acquisition, ensuring instrument accuracy is paramount. Regular calibration is essential to maintaining the integrity of your measurements and safeguarding your operations. But what exactly is calibration, and why is it so important? In this three-part blog series, we’ll explore... read more

4 Reasons Why Continuous Learning Is Critical for Environmental Monitoring

Author: Ramatoulaye Nabi | Last Updated: 02/01/2024 | Comments: 0

4 reasons why continuous learning is critical for environmental monitoring

In the ever-evolving landscape of environmental monitoring, staying ahead of the curve is not just a luxury but a necessity. As technology advances at an unprecedented pace, organizations must equip their employees with the skills and knowledge to effectively use emerging tools and navigate the... read more

How to Easily Replace and Update a CS223 Sensor Head

Author: Ajay Singh | Last Updated: 01/15/2024 | Comments: 0

how to easily replace and update a cs223 sensor head

Campbell Scientific’s CS223 Pt-1000 Class A, Back-of-Module Temperature Sensor (discontinued effective 31 October 2023) has been replaced by the CS241 Pt-1000 Class A, Back-of-Module Temperature Sensor. When needed, you can replace the CS223 sensor head with a CS241 head without having to replace the entire... read more

Why Is the CR6 the Preferred Automated Monitoring Platform for Geotechnical Applications Worldwide?

Author: Michael Adams | Last Updated: 01/08/2024 | Comments: 0

why is the cr6 the preferred automated monitoring platform for geotechnical applications worldwide?

If you’re not using a CR6 Automated Monitoring Platform for your geotechnical application, you may be missing out on some key benefits that could help ensure the success of your instrumentation and monitoring network. Based on my 30 years of experience with data-acquisition systems, I’ll... read more

Tips to Troubleshoot and Optimize Large RF Networks: Part 3

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 01/02/2024 | Comments: 0

tips to troubleshoot and optimize large rf networks: part 3

Here is our final blog article in our three-part series on troubleshooting your radio frequency (RF) networks. In this article, I’ll share with you four more tips (11 through 14). If you missed parts 1 and 2 or want to review them again, here are... read more

Tips to Troubleshoot and Optimize Large RF Networks: Part 2

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 12/20/2023 | Comments: 1

tips to troubleshoot and optimize large rf networks: part 2

In this blog article, I’ll share with you the next five tips (6 through 10) that you can use to help troubleshoot your radio frequency (RF) networks. This is the second article in our three-part series. If you missed my first article or want to... read more

Tips to Troubleshoot and Optimize Large RF Networks: Part 1

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 10/31/2023 | Comments: 0

tips to troubleshoot and optimize large rf networks: part 1

In this blog article, and the next two in the series, I’m going to share with you some tips you can use to help troubleshoot your radio frequency (RF) networks. In large RF networks, it can be challenging to achieve reliable spread-spectrum radio communications. (For our... read more

Troubleshooting Vibrating Wire Piezometers

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 03/28/2023 | Comments: 0

troubleshooting vibrating wire piezometers

Campbell Scientific vibrating wire measurement hardware, with our patented VSPECT® technology, offers a distinct advantage over all other vibrating wire measurement systems. Unlike non-Campbell Scientific vibrating wire interfaces that use pulse counting to derive vibrating wire frequency, Campbell Scientific's VSPECT vibrating wire measurement products use spectral... read more

Easily Diagnose CELL2XX Cellular Modem Connection Issues

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 01/12/2023 | Comments: 2

easily diagnose cell2xx cellular modem connection issues

Campbell Scientific’s CELL2XX cellular modems (CELL205, CELL210, CELL215, CELL220, and CELL225) are commonly used as a low-power alternative to the many industrial cellular solutions available on the market today and are built to easily interface with all Campbell Scientific data loggers and data-acquisition systems. Occasionally,... read more

But It’s a Dry Heat… like a Furnace

Author: Dirk Baker | Last Updated: 06/21/2021 | Comments: 6

but it’s a dry heat… <em>like a furnace</em>

In this article, I'll share my experience collaborating on a research project to record some extreme weather conditions that may even set a world record!  On August 16, 2020, the weather station located at Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park (California, USA) recorded a temperature... read more

How to Test COM Ports and Short Haul Modems

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 04/15/2021 | Comments: 2

how to test com ports and short haul modems

Has an electrical surge or other event made you concerned that your COM port or short haul modem may not be operating properly? Do you know how to test for this? In this brief article, we’ll look at some simple tests you can perform to... read more

What You Should Know: Improvements to SMSSend()

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 04/09/2021 | Comments: 0

what you should know: improvements to smssend()

Do you currently use SMSSend() in a CRBasic data logger program to send SMS messages through a Campbell Scientific CELL2XX internal or external cellular module? There are some things you should know about the recent improvements we made that affect how SMSSend() works. With the release... read more

Why Do We Need an Algorithm for Rainfall Intensity Correction?

Author: Dirk Baker | Last Updated: 03/05/2021 | Comments: 0

why do we need an algorithm for rainfall intensity correction?

In this article, I’ll explain how errors can occur when measuring the precipitation amount, discuss a correction approach, and demonstrate how an algorithm can be used to design high-quality tipping bucket rain gauges. Introduction Liquid precipitation (rain) is at once one of the simplest measurements mechanically and... read more

Pick a Memory Card, but Not Just Any Memory Card

Author: Carolyn Ivans | Last Updated: 10/23/2020 | Comments: 0

pick a memory card, but not just any memory card

You may already know that you can add external data storage to your data logger with flash-memory cards. But do you know what kind of card you need—or if you even need one? In this article, I’ll answer these and other memory card questions. In... read more